Dr. Alberto Aceves

Bariatric Surgeon


Dr. Alberto Aceves founded the Mexicali Bariatric Center (MBS) in 2003 and served as the lead surgeon of MBS until his too-early death in 2014. At his time at MBS, Dr. Aceves performed over 6,000 procedures on patients from Mexico, the United States, Canada, and around the world.

Dr. Aceves was trained in all of the main bariatric procedures, including the gastric band, gastric sleeve, gastric bypass, and the duodenal switch. He gave many lectures at seminars and conferences, including the Expert Consensus Meeting for Gastric Sleeve Surgery. He was also a proctor for Johnson and Johnson, teaching other surgeons to perform the gastric sleeve procedure.

Dr. Aceves received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara and completed his medical residency at Mexicali General Hospital.

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